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Act, Rules & Regulations

Last Updated On: 31-01-2023

The Council of Architecture (COA) has been constituted by the Government of India under the provisions of the Architects Act, 1972, enacted by the Parliament of India, which came into force on 1st September, 1972. Ministry of Education is the nodal ministry of Council of Architecture. The Act provides for registration of Architects, standards of education, recognized qualifications and standards of practice to be complied with by the practicing architects. The Council of Architecture is charged with the responsibility to regulate the education and practice of profession throughout India besides maintaining the register of architects. For this purpose, the Government of India has framed Rules and Council of Architecture has framed Regulations as provided for in the Architects Act, with the approval of Government of India.

  • Minimum Standards of Architectural Education Guidelines for Post Graduate Programme,2022 Size :6548KB
  • The Architects Act 1972 Size :1002KB
  • Recognised Architectural Qualifications Size :3177KB
  • COA Rules - 1973 Size :2286KB
  • COA Regulations- 1982 Size :2756KB
  • COA (Minimum Standards of Architectural Education) Regulations, 1983 Size :6504KB
  • Architects (Professional Conduct) Regulations 1989 Size :100KB
  • COA (Minimum Standards of Architectural Education) Regulations, 2020 Size :1974KB
  • Minimum Standards of Architectural Education Guidelines for PG Programme, 2006 Size :209KB